Using Activity Completion Signals To Support Students With Autism In Classroom Settings.

Activity Completion Signals are another tool to help students identify when an activity is over.  Many students with autism have a lot of difficulty knowing how long an activity or task will last and even when they will be asked to switch their focus to another task. Activity completion signals such as “Finish Pockets” or […]

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How To Support Students With Autism In Classroom Settings Using Picture Cards, Picture Files, and Picture Books.

The next classroom support we’ll discuss are Behaviorally-Based Communication Tools. These types of support strategies are teacher-oriented techniques that are used to enhance communication with students and provide any needed behavioral supports. These types of strategies can help teachers gain and maintain student attention, provide support for on past behavior, make directions were clear and […]

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Using Mini Schedules And Task Organizers To Help Students With ASD In Classroom Settings.

There are many levels of visual schedules that can complement the daily schedule by providing more specific cues about activities, and allow greater individualization because they can be designed to meet specific learning tasks. Mini schedules are used to provide specific information about the task at hand.  For example, if a student needs support on […]

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Using Visual Schedules To Support Students With Autism.

Visual schedules can be used to support students with ASD in classrooms. They are a very common support that we’re sure that many teachers have already used or may be being used in their classrooms currently. Visual schedules can be an extremely important element to provide students with an overview of the day’s activities and […]

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Some Considerations and Strategies For Students With Autism in Classroom Settings.

When creating an educational program for students with ASD, each student’s unique characteristics present unique challenges for administrators and school support staff. An effective classroom must include a physical structure that enhances learning opportunities and instructional approaches that facilitate learning, language acquisition, behavior management, social skills, and academic goals. We can apply many of the […]

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